Allocation of Enhanced Serviced Sites to Beneficiaries

The first enhanced serviced sites are being handed over to beneficiaries in the Mossel Bay UISP programme in the Transand Camp informal settlement.  The Transand Camp informal Settlement is being transformed into a proper formal neighbourhood and can no longer be regarded as an “informal settlement”. The Enhanced Serviced Sites that are being developed as … Continue reading Allocation of Enhanced Serviced Sites to Beneficiaries

Mossel Bay UISP – Handover of stands at Transand Camp – Mayoral Ceremony 10 February 2023

Today the Mossel Bay UISP project reached a big milestone with the formal handover of the first enhanced serviced sites at a Mayoral Ceremony held this morning. The Mossel Bay Municipality Deputy Mayor Cliffie Bayman attended the ceremony and formally handed over a completed enhanced serviced site to a lucky beneficiary. The Mossel Bay UISP … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP – Handover of stands at Transand Camp – Mayoral Ceremony 10 February 2023

Construction Progress – Transand Camp – 18 January 2023

Construction got underway this week after the Dec’22 builders break.  At a site meeting held on 18 January 2023, the Contractor (Entsha-Henra) provided an update of the construction activities.  They are preparing to start with the handover of the first completed serviced sites in Transand Camp.  Once the beneficiaries have been relocated on to their … Continue reading Construction Progress – Transand Camp – 18 January 2023

Protest Action disrupts Mossel Bay – UISP Project Destroyed

A coordinated attack on the Mossel Bay UISP project erupted in the early hours of Tuesday 23 August 2022.  Protestors entered the UISP construction area at Transand Camp and demolished approximately 20 of the 25 completed toilet structures that were built as part of the construction of enhanced serviced sites.  Some of the installed water … Continue reading Protest Action disrupts Mossel Bay – UISP Project Destroyed

Mossel Bay UISP Community Meeting 21 July 2022

The Department of Human Settlements representative Mr. David Alli (Pr Pln) of the Informal Settlement Support Unit from Cape Town attended a UISP meeting with the Phase 1 Transand and Emfuleni (including Growing Hope) communities on Thursday 21st July evening at 18:00. Prior to the meeting, Mr Alli and Zutari visited the temporary relocation area … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP Community Meeting 21 July 2022

TRA Construction update 18 July 2022

The construction activities of the TRA facility (Temporary Relocation Area) is progressing well.  The civil contractor (Entsha Henra) is finishing up with the civil works (road construction and connection of ablution blocks), while the top structure contractor (Asla Construction) is continuing with the erection of the housing units and storage units. The electrification of the … Continue reading TRA Construction update 18 July 2022

Construction update at TRA Facility – 8 June 2022

The construction activities for the first phase of the Mossel Bay UISP is progressing well.  The civil contractor (Entsha Henra) started with construction of the retaining walls at the TRA facility (Temporary Relocation Area). The TRA will consist of 250 housing units together with ablution facilities and storage and will temporarily accommodate the households that … Continue reading Construction update at TRA Facility – 8 June 2022

Inaugural Meeting with Asla Construction for the construction of the TRA units

TDR126/2020/2021: SUPPLY, MANUFACTURE AND INSTALLATION OF PREFABRICATED HOUSING UNITS FOR THE TEMPORARY RELOCATION AREA The Inaugural Meeting with Asla Construction who is the appointed contractor that will construct the 250 TRA housing units, storage units and meeting facility took place on Wednesday 01 June 2022 on the TRA site at Kwanonqaba. Following the preparation of … Continue reading Inaugural Meeting with Asla Construction for the construction of the TRA units

TRA Facility Construction update 1 June 2022

The construction work at the Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) is progressing well. The groundwork for the platforms have mostly been completed and work on the retaining walls and the internal infrastructure has started. See a slideshow of the latest photos below and visit this site regularly for more updates.

Construction Progress 18 May 2022

The Contractor, Entsha Henra (Pty) Ltd is currently busy with the construction of the services for the Temporary Relocation Area (TRA) and the delivery of the first containerised ablutions facilities has taken place on site.  Construction has also started in the Transand Camp Informal Settlement area. See the photos below illustrating the latest progress: Contractor's … Continue reading Construction Progress 18 May 2022

Mossel Bay UISP Phase 1 construction update

The construction activities for the first phase of the UISP is now truly underway.  The civil contractor (Entsha Henra) started with construction at the TRA facility and have already cleared the site and started with earth works.  The TRA facility (Temporary Relocation Area) will consist of 250 housing units together with ablution facilities and storage … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP Phase 1 construction update

Sourcing of Local Labour for Construction Activities in Phase 1 of the Mossel Bay UISP

The sourcing of local general labourers in Mossel Bay that can assist the contractor with construction activities of the first phase of the Mossel Bay UISP is handled by way of a “shake-shake” process.  The Strategic Service Department at the Mossel Bay Municipal is responsible to arrange the process called Shake-shake to employ local labourers. … Continue reading Sourcing of Local Labour for Construction Activities in Phase 1 of the Mossel Bay UISP

Mossel Bay UISP – Informal Settlement Forum Meeting 5 April 2022

An Informal Settlement Forum Meeting was held on 5 April 2022. All the BLCs of the informal settlement areas in KwanonQaba were invited.  The meeting was well represented by the members of most of the areas as well as Ward Councillors, Municipal Officials, the Implementing Agent (Zutari) as well as the contractor for phase 1 … Continue reading Mossel Bay UISP – Informal Settlement Forum Meeting 5 April 2022